A Band of Gamers
Stay current with gaming and discover new music with three over-the-hill, positive-minded best mates. Podcast starts with Side A Video Games wherein the guys chat about the latest big news and games including impressions and reviews. Second half of the show, Side B Music, aims to help you discover new records you may have otherwise missed with recommended albums from the co-hosts and community. Proud supporter of local and independent music. Local music spotlights Wisconsin, Vancouver and Birmingham/England areas where the co-hosts reside.

Thoughts of summertime brighten the dead of winter but Spring brings the first ever ABOG gig. Shane and Joel talk music and gaming while sprinkling in some great new indie music.

Ice Breaker- What's your favorite summer activity?

Side A: Music (0:04:20)

Listening To Shane- his first experiences with Cream, new Blur single sets a Blur mood, R.L. Burnside Burnside on Burnside, The Twilight Sad, The Hextalls Play with Heart

Listening To Joel- Sleater Kinney's first Milwaukee show in 15 years on Feb 15, 2015, Sleater Kinney No Cities to Love, Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear, The Delta Routine You and Your Lion

MGC Music // associated blog post

End of Side A

Side B: Video Games (0:37:45)

Playing- Shane straps his balls on and plays Knack (PS4) on normal, games are better when they're $10, Joel meets Trevor in GTA V, score chasing friends in Geometry Wars 3 Dimensions, The Order 1886

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Direct download: Ep58_Gaming_Gig.mp3
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The guys, inspired by Jimi Hendrix, light their mics on fire after hitting both sides of the show. 

Ice Breaker- It's Valentine's Day upcoming so any love songs important to you or your relationship?

Side A: Music (0:06:30)

Listening To- Jimi Hendrix Live at Monterey,  Axis Bold As Love, Wilco "Heavy Metal Drummer" Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Death Cab For Cutie Plans & Narrow Stairs

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Side B: Video Games (0:34:10)

Video Games- Shane sends a Valentine to Driveclub (PS4) as he drives towards a platinum trophy and finds a lost treasure, The Last Guy (PS3), via a PlayStation online store sale. Joel demonstrates he can still finish a game on rare occasion by beating Infamous First Light, resumes his slow progress in GTA V (PS4) and plays an abundance of shmups; Resogun (PS4) & Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (PS4). What's up with the Vita and will it be the last PlayStation handheld?

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Links: iTunes // Subscribe // Website // Twitter @ABandOfGamers@FivespotJoel@skippynixx@srathem // Email ABOGpod@gmail.com // ABOGpod.com

 

Direct download: Ep57_Living_In_Mono.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am CST

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